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Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Graham cracker crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Soft margarine 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Low fat cottage cheese 8 Ounce
  Light cream cheese 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Non dairy whipped topping 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Prepared)
  Egg whites 3 , stiffly beaten
  Halved strawberries 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Crust: Mix the graham cracker crumbs, margarine, and nutmeg together.
Stir in the water until mixture is moist.
Press into the bottom and slightly up the sides of a 10 in. (25 cm) springform pan.
Refrigerate until ready to use.
Filling: Combine cottage cheese and cream cheese in a food processor or large bowl.
Process or beat until cheeses are blended and creamy.
Beat in sugar replacement and vanilla.
Sprinkle and soften the gelatin in the cold water in a microwave-proof cup or bowl.
Heat in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes.
Stir to dissolve the gelatin.
Then completely fold the gelatin into the cheese mixture.
Fold 1 cup (250 mL) of the prepared whipped topping and the three stiffly beaten egg whites into the cheese mixture.
Transfer mixture to prepared crust.
Chill thoroughly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Healthy

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